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Tax deductible contributions to the Green Ribbon Initiative will be used to support education and stewardship work in the Oak Openings Region.

To donate to the Oak Openings Habitat Protection and Restoration Fund, click here.

To donate to the Oak Openings Carbon Offset Fund, click here.

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After Work Forest Therapy

REGISTER: 205510610-10  18+, $3

Receive your daily dose of Vitamin N during these slower-paced experiences that offer specific information to promote wellness and connection to nature. Program opportunities include Forest Therapy and Healing Immersions, Herbal Adventures, Yoga in the Metroparks, Trail Rx, and more!

Click the ( i ) icon under details for more specific program information.Natural areas protected by Metroparks can also provide you with a healthy dose of Vitamin N– helping to lower heart rate, blood pressure and stress! Plan to unplug from technology and chatter on these slow, reflective and mostly talk-free walks interspersed with optional forest therapy invitations that help get you out of your head and immersed into nature.

All participants and staff must wear masks and abide by proper social distancing guidelines for the duration of the program. Mask breaks are allowed when appropriate. Participants must bring their own mask.
We will adhere to any recommendations or requirements that come from the state during the time of the program.

This program runs rain or shine. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. No flip-flops.

Blue Creek Conservation Area